Negosyo Center sets series of trainings in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Nov. 4 (PNA) -– The Negosyo Center, in keeping with its mandate, has lined up series of trainings for this month in this city.

The Center’s mandate is to provide assistance to micro, small and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) in availing technology transfer, production, and management training programs.

Eng’r. Rolando Acuña, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) provincial director, said Wednesday they initially lined up six trainings free of charge to be conducted this month.

Acuña said these are the following: How to Start a Business and Barangay Micro-Business Enterprise (BMBE) Law, November 11; Costing and Pricing, November 18; Simple Bookkeeping for Non-Accountants, November 19; How to Start a Soap and Dishwashing Liquid Business, November 20; Food Packaging and Labeling Design, November 25; and, Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), November 26.

“Training programs such as these help encourage the establishment and development of MSMEs thereby facilitating local job creation, production and trade in the country,” Acuña said as he emphasized the importance of MSMEs in the country’s economy.

“We urge potential and existing MSMEs to take advantage of this opportunity to establish and develop your enterprise,” Acuña added.

He said the registration for the training programs of the Negosyo Center is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Last month, Acuña said the local Negosyo Center successfully conducted free training programs, to wit: How to Start a Business and BMBE Law; Pricing and Costing; Business Plan Writeshop; and, Labeling and Packaging.

The Negosyo Center which was launched last July 30 was created through Republic Act No. 10644 otherwise known as the “Go Negosyo Act.” (PNA)